Intrepid Tales on Insulin

Type 1 life adventures

The Confectioner Conundrum

I got an email yesterday from a research institution regarding my job application from some time ago.  I just assumed I’d been dumped, but apparently the shortlisting process has been … Continue reading

30/08/2013 · 5 Comments

Drinking Wine to Eat Dessert

I was too scared to imbibe for the first six months after my T1 diagnosis.  All that reading about how bad hypos mimic drunkenness had me a little uptight. In … Continue reading


Are those Jelly Beans in your pocket or are you just pleased to see me?

Sugar.  Honey.  Sweetie.  Are these suitable endearments for a T1 diabetic in the throes of passion? If you’re going to shag one you need to know that safe sex takes … Continue reading